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Adam Hall and Josh Neil SNJC U1519 2013Prestwick's Josh Neil and Mauchline's Adam Hall are Scotland's last men standing after day two of the individual events at the World Junior Championships in Bangkok.

The teenagers won their opening men's doubles against Ryan Liu and Roberto Zeng of USA 21-10 21-10 but will now face a tough task in the round of the last 32 when they meet joint fifth seeds Huang Kaixiang and Zheng Si Wei of China tomorrow lunchtime.

Neil and Hall's victory brought a happy end to a difficult day for the Scotland squad. Neil and Julie MacPherson lost their mixed doubles against China's Tao Jianqi and Du Yue 21-7 21-8 then Hall and Heather MacPherson went out 21-16 21-10 against joint fifth seeds Man Tang Chun and Yung Ng Wing of Hong Kong.

Neil took the opening game of his singles with Max Weisskirchen 22-20 before the German hit back to take the next two games 21-10 21-14.

Two of Scotland's other young prospects are in action at the Hungarian International in Budapest, starting tomorrow.

Matthew Carder tackles the men's singles while Megan Richardson partners England's Kerri Scott and Sam Parsons in the women's and mixed doubles.

All today's results are on www.tournamentsoftware.com

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